For women, PMS or Pre Menstrual Syndrome often have a major influence in their daily activities, including in your diet and exercise routines. PMS symptoms vary among women. Classic symptoms of PMS including water retention and bloating, irritability, changes in appetite, pain, and the ups and downs of your energy level.Simply put, one or two weeks before the menstrual period, you will become lazy to exercise hard or keep a healthy diet. At that time you want to eat chocolate, ice cream, and pizza while lying on the couch, which of course it will mess up your diet program. Well, how can you continue to diet and train well when facing today?
In the days before menstruation, usually your exercise performance will decline.However, some of the negative impact of PMS can be minimized by knowing your exact steps. Here are some factors that need your attention:
One of the most important factors that you should take into account if you’re dieting to lose weight is to increase your metabolism and keep it active. But the menstrual cycle also affects your metabolism. During the luteal phase, 1-2 weeks before your menstrual period, then your body will experience a drastic increase in metabolism, so it will burn more calories and more quickly in your body. At this time, most women also experience increased appetite, and eventually more will they eat the calories than they burn. So make sure you keep eating healthy foods during this period.
• Increase Weight Loss
Another of the biggest complaints in this period was an increase in body weight.This is normal because of hormones in women, especially estrogen, will lead to excess water retention in your body. To help reduce water retention in your body, avoid salty foods or high bernatrium.
• Exercise Plan
There are some additional considerations in developing your training plan, as this relates to your menstrual cycle.
• Your body temperature will increase during the luteal phase.
So, if you do intense exercise, which also increases body temperature, you may be uncomfortable, and therefore you can not maintain a very high intensity exercise.
• Tolerance to the pain you are going to be higher during the follicular phase, ie after the menstrual period.
So you can train harder during this period.
• Carrying excess water during the luteal phase will also affect your exercise performance, especially if you enter in the menu to run your practice.
Additional “burden” this will make you feel as if the train harder than usual.
• Training Development
Keep in mind the factors mentioned above while undergoing training and diet during your cycle. More clearly understand the changes that occur in your body, you can reduce the possibility of adverse impacts on diet and exercise program.Until you reach menopause, you can not change the fact that this period will come every month. But you can keep your exercise continues intensively to get the optimal diet.
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